North America / United States / FL / Tampa – Oldsmar /


#: 743999740374766 / 50245596

Mid-Senior Level


Job Description

Our Cybersecurity team works diligently to ensure NielsenIQ’s software, hardware, and related components are protected from cyber-attacks. We’re constantly developing new security systems, analyzing current systems for vulnerabilities, and handling cyber-attacks in an efficient and effective manner worldwide.

As an IAM Manager you will  support that effort, we are looking for an experienced IAM Architect who will be responsible for the NIQ’s identity and access management requirements and standards. This key role requires extensive experience in SailPoint, Okta, CyberArk, AzureAD or equivalent technologies; and with implementing critical controls across a diverse environment. This candidate will be a self-motivated, detail-oriented performer who has experience transforming IDM into a Zero-Trust IAM program. This role has high impact across the enterprise, and the selected candidate will have exposure across several executive functions.

What you’ll do

  • Establish a roadmap for the implementation of a modern Identity and Access Management program.

  • Responsible for delivering on Zero-Trust program commitments.

  • Responsible for governance of the overall IAM program; ensuring the team meets its operational objectives.

  • Leading the team in architecting, configuring, and maintaining IAM services to support the connectivity needs and account security of the Enterprise.

  • Responsible for forging the go-forward strategy and ongoing operation and support of the organization's IAM services.

  • Responsible for continuous improvement of IAM policies, procedures, and technology.

  • Ensure developed solutions align with NIQ’s IAM and cybersecurity policies and standards.

  • Stay current with access management industry, technology and security trends.

  • Point of contact for all IAM related escalations and concerns.

  • Provide technical leadership to the IAM team.

  • Provide hands-on systems design and architecture leadership for the Identity and Access Management strategy.

  • Support vendor audit activities including presenting audit result findings to executives.

  • Closely manage and prioritize all third-party off-shore development team deliverables

  • Ensure technical competency of third-party partners

  • Execute against approved daily, weekly, monthly and annual plans and keep leadership and business partners informed of work status/progress.

  • Schedule and oversee regular (at least annually) disaster recovery testing of IAM platforms

We’re looking for people who have

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science; or 15+ years of equivalent experience. Advanced degree preferred.

  • Minimum of 5 years of IAM experience at an Enterprise level

  • The following certifications are desirable, but not mandatory:

    • CISSP

    • ITIL v3 or v4 Foundations

    • PMP

  • Thorough technical understanding of IAM technologies, services, and components, with practical design, implementation, and operations experience at an Enterprise scale.

  • Extensive experience defining, developing and implementing IAM standards, policies, KRI/KPIs, process and procedures.

  • Deep technical knowledge of SailPoint.

  • Deep technical knowledge of Okta.

  • Deep technical knowledge of CyberArk.

  • Strong technical experience with authentication architecture and implementation, including SSO, MFA, federation, including innovative modern authentication concepts such as passwordless, step-up, and adaptive behavioral authentication.

  • Strong experience with Microsoft Active Directory and Azure Active Directory, including utilizing these technologies for authorization and authentication. 

  • Technical expertise in other computing and cloud platforms, such as Linux/Unix.

  • Experience with Automated testing tools, Azure DevOps or other development lifecycle apps, familiarity with the Agile methodology.